ASTM B416 - 98(2013)

    Standard Specification for Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum-Clad Steel Conductors

    Active Standard ASTM B416 | Developed by Subcommittee: B01.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.03


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    Abstract

    This specification covers bare concentric-lay-stranded conductors made from bare, hard-drawn, round, aluminum-clad steel wires for generail use of electrical purposes. This specification does not apply to stranded conductors for reinforcement in ACSR conductors. The conductors shall conform to the required values of breaking strength, nominal diameter and number of individual wires, conductor diameter, mass per unit length and electrical resistance.. Physical and electrical tests shall be performed on the wires before stranding.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers bare concentric-lay-stranded conductors made from bare, hard-drawn, round, aluminum-clad steel wires of 20.3 % conductivity for general use of electrical purposes. This specification does not apply to stranded conductors for reinforcement in ACSR conductors.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Other Documents

    C8.1 Definitions and General Standards for Wires and Cables Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    NBS Handbook 100--Copper Wire Tables of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Available from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), 100 Bureau Dr., Stop 1070, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070, http://www.nist.gov.

    ASTM Standards

    B354 Terminology Relating to Uninsulated Metallic Electrical Conductors

    B415 Specification for Hard-Drawn Aluminum-Clad Steel Wire


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.240.20 (Power transmission and distribution lines)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 26121500(Electrical wire)


    DOI: 10.1520/B0416-98R13

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